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Golden day for Kansas basketball on social media

Team USA celebrates with their gold medals after beating Germany in double-overtime Monday, July 13, at the World University Games in South Korea.

Team USA celebrates with their gold medals after beating Germany in double-overtime Monday, July 13, at the World University Games in South Korea. by Mike Yoder

Gold became a trending topic in the realm of college basketball social media Monday morning, as news spread of Kansas leading Team USA to a double-overtime victory over Germany in the World University Games final.

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From SportsCenter, to Larry Brown to Dick Vitale, various tweets popped up congratulating the Jayhawks on their summer run.

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Even cooler, though, was the opportunity this international stage gave KUโ€™s players. And after going 8-0 in South Korea, the Jayhawks couldnโ€™t help celebrating their feat.

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A few former Kansas players acknowledged the win, too.

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Even those tied to the KU football program showed some love for the basketball teamโ€™s golden moment.

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โ€” Check out all of our KU in Korea coverage, from Bobby Nightengale and Mike Yoder, the only local journalists covering the Jayhawks at the World University Games.

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